Our friends John and Elly had an equinox pig roast on Monday. That morning I pitched in and hauled the whole hog from Pastaworks to John’s house nearby. Later that night Holly and I stopped by and enjoyed some delicious roast pork along with several chutneys, baked beans, and a table full of snacks, bread [...]
I helped out with a bike move from the Mississippi neighborhood up to Kenton. It was super fun, a nice ride, and good to meet folks and see all the various ways of carrying things. Tom, whom I met at the Palm Tree Ride earlier, had a 96” Bikes At Work trailer (three times as [...]
Oh, hooray! At long last we’ve got chickens again. Ok, they’re bit small, but they’re growing already.
Patrick got the ball rolling by repurposing this wooden crate that we received a large sculpture in. It’s a perfect size, sturdy, with handles. He used some plastic-coated hardware cloth we found in the garage on the front [...]
We took a few days off last week and did our first tenspeedroadtrip—a short, pleasant, pedal-powered vacation. On Sunday we rode to Troutdale and checked in at the Edgefield Inn. Monday we rode out to the Columbia River and back. On Tuesday, we checked out and rode home. We rode about 60 miles in total, [...]
This is a recipe that has been a long time coming. We prepared this magnificent dish on Dec 11 of 2005. This is a record recipe, which is to say it is as I prepared it. See notes for other options.
The mushroom and onion treatment is thanks to Jerry Ver Brugge, who gave us the [...]